17 April 2006 Use of behavioral biometrics in intrusion detection and online gaming
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Behavior based intrusion detection is a frequently used approach for insuring network security. We expend behavior based intrusion detection approach to a new domain of game networks. Specifically, our research shows that a unique behavioral biometric can be generated based on the strategy used by an individual to play a game. We wrote software capable of automatically extracting behavioral profiles for each player in a game of Poker. Once a behavioral signature is generated for a player, it is continuously compared against player's current actions. Any significant deviations in behavior are reported to the game server administrator as potential security breaches. Our algorithm addresses a well-known problem of user verification and can be re-applied to the fields beyond game networks, such as operating systems and non-game networks security.
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Roman V. Yampolskiy, Venu Govindaraju, "Use of behavioral biometrics in intrusion detection and online gaming", Proc. SPIE 6202, Biometric Technology for Human Identification III, 62020U (17 April 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.665082; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.665082
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